Juan M. Ortega-Legaspi, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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11th Floor South Perelman
34th Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
MD (Medicine)
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2008.
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2010.
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Selected Publications

McCauley BD, Ortega-Legaspi JM: Learning more about what can make COVID-19 deadly: Insights from the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. Clin Infect Dis October 2020.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Hoteit M, Wald J: Immune benefit of combined heart and liver transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant 25(5): 513, October 2020.

de Feria A, Ortega-Legaspi JM: ACE inhibitors/ARB use and COVID-19. Time to change practice or keep gathering data? Clin Infect Dis July 2020.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Molina MR, Quiaoit YA, Gerrity KE, Casciello NL, Atluri P, Cevasco M, Goldberg L, Prenner, SB, Genuardi M, Birati EY, Kim Y, Wald, J.: PRA is Not Associated with Rejection in Combined Heart and Liver Transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 39(4): S31, April 2020.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Awh K, Ramachandran A, Wald J, Archer A, Denduluri S, Drajpuch D, Fuller D, Mascio C, Patel B, Ruckdeschel E, Tobin L, Kim YY.: Diuretic Use is Associated with Worse Transplant-Free Survival in Adult Fontan Patients. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions November 2019.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Awh K, Archer A, Denduluri S, Drajpuch D, Fuller D, Mascio C, Ramachandran A, Ruckdeschel E, Tobin L, Kim YY. : Diuretic Use and Heart Failure in Adult Fontan Survivors. The Annual International Symposium on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult. June 2019.

Rame JE, Ortega-Legaspi JM, Cappola A, Dumon KR, Cappola TP: Leptin Modifies the Impact of BMI on Heart Failure Progression: The Obesity Paradox Unraveling. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Nice, France April 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Chyu J, Zhang Y, El-Nachef D, Oyama K, Gornalusse GG, Russell DW, MacLellan WR: Major Histocompatibility Complex-I Deficient Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes as Potential off-the-Shelf Therapy for Cardiac Regeneration. International Society for Stem Cell Research. Boston, MA Jun 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Tan MCC, Ortega-Legaspi JM, Cheng SF, Patton KK: Acute myocarditis following high-dose interleukin-2 treatment. J Cardiol Cases 15(1): 28–31, Nov 16 2016.

Ortega-Legaspi JM, Airhart S, Nguyen H, Masri SC, Mokadam NA, Mahr C, Kirkpatrick JN: Echocardiographic Findings in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Pump Thrombosis. Heart Failure Society of America 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, Fl Sept 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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